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Term One Overviews 2019

 

Would you like to know what your child is learning this term? Click on the year level below to find a snapshot of the terms curriculum goals and assessment tasks for all learning areas.

Prep

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Year Five

Year Six

Music

Design and Technologies/STEM

Digital Technology

HPE

Flagstone State School Curriculum

 

English

 

The English curriculum is organised into three inter-related strands - Language, Literature and Literacy. Within the strands, the processes of speaking and listening, reading, viewing and writing are represented and language elements such as spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary are developmentally sequenced.

Mathematics

 

Mathematics is arranged in three strands – Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics and Probability. Core skills and conceptual knowledge are embedded within each strand and are sequentially developed throughout each year level.  Students think, reason and work mathematically as they plan, investigate, think critically, communicate and reflect on mathematical understandings and procedures.  At each year level, strategies are in place to ensure that each student is developmentally supported and challenged.

Science

 

Science is part of the human quest for understanding and wisdom and reflects human wonder about the world. This subject is organised into strands – Science Understanding which consists of Biological sciences, Chemical sciences, Earth and space sciences and Physical sciences, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Inquiry Skills. Learning Science involves students and teachers working together to construct new understandings and compare their current ideas with those of the scientific community.

HASS

 
HASS develops a sense of wonder, curiosity and respect about places, people, cultures and systems. It is important that students come to understand their world, past and present, and develop a capacity to respond to challenges, now and in the future, in innovative, informed, personal and collective ways. This subject comprises of two strands, inquiry and skills, and knowledge and understanding. HASS incorporates History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, and Economics and Business.
 

Health and Physical Education (HPE)

 

HPE provides a foundation for developing active and informed members of society who pursue good health. The strands of Promoting the Health of Individuals and Communities, Physical Activity and Personal Development offer students opportunities to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes for making informed decisions.

 

Our Health and Physical Education specialist teacher teaches a program to develop specific movement skills as well as allowing students to participate in a range of physical activities. 

 

Personal Development and Health lessons are conducted by the classroom teacher and at times, the specialist teacher.

Design and Technologies/STEM

 

The design technology key learning area aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students develop confidence as critical users of technologies and designers and  producers of designed solutions. Students employ the actions of investigating, creating new ideas, producing and evaluating as they design and develop products.

Digital Technology

Digital technology aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to ensure that individually and collaboratively students design, create and evaluate sustainable and innovative digital solutions. In addition, tools of technology including computers, digital cameras, interactive whiteboards and specific software programs enhance the learning experiences of all students. The ICT general  capabilities entails a specific set of skills which developmentally accumulate as students’ progress through the school.  In addition, tools of technology enhance the learning experiences of all students

The Arts

 

Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Dance make up The Arts program in our school. Specialist Music teachers deliver class lessons for all Prep to Year 6 classes.  For information regarding choir, instrumental music ensembles and ukulele club please refer to the Extra-curricular tab.​

Languages Other than English (LOTE)

 
Japanese is taught each week from Year 3 to Year 6